BSc International Business Management (N120)

2016 entry

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UCAS code N120
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Part-time study

About BSc International Business Management

We all live and work in a world characterised by rapid technological and societal change on a global scale.  To be effective in business and management in this globalised environment requires an understanding of the cultural, economic, political and social contexts in which organisations operate, both within and across national borders. The BSc International Business Management degree programme will develop your intellectual, analytical, critical and employability skills necessary to succeed as managers and leaders in careers across different sectors.

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Course structure

Year 1

  • Introduction to Management
  • Global Business Environment
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Economic Principles 1
  • Mathematical and Statistical Methods 1
  • Optional unit, such as Economic Principles 2

Year 2

  • Analysis in Management
  • International Business Management
  • Organisation Theory
  • Management Accounting
  • Two optional units, such as:
    • Management Science
    • Marketing
    • Project Management
    • Public Management
    • Foundations of Business Law

Final year

  • The Practice of Management
  • Management Dissertation
  • International Human Resources Management
  • Two optional units, such as:
    • Advanced Management Accounting
    • Advanced Management Science
    • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
    • Operations Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Markets, Government and Public Policy
    • Migration policy in the EU and UK

Typical offer for BSc International Business Management

(including international A-levels)
AAA or A*AB including Mathematics
(including international A-levels)
(contextual offer)
AAB or A*BB including Mathematics
IB Diploma 36 Overall to include 18 points at Higher Level with 5 in Higher Level Mathematics or 6 in Standard Level Mathematics (but not "Mathematical Studies")
IB Diploma
(contextual offer)
34 Overall to include 17 points at Higher Level with 5 in Higher Level Mathematics or 6 in Standard Level Mathematics (but not "Mathematical Studies")
Cambridge Pre-URequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
AccessPass Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, with Distinctions in Maths units including Further Calculus. (We will accept the Further Calculus unit offered by OCN South West Region; please contact Admissions to check the content of your Calculus unit(s) if studying elsewhere in the UK.)
BTEC DDD With Distinction in both Mathematics for Engineering Technicians and Further Mathematics for Technicians; or DDD plus grade B in A-level Mathematics
SQASH: AAAAB and AH: AA including Mathematics
Welsh BaccRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade
EB85% overall including 8.5 in Mathematics
International qualificationsQualifications, scholarships and local information sources for your country
English language requirements Profile B
Further information about English language requirements
Subjects required at GCSE or equivalent:No specific subjects required.

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Fees and funding

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International students

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This course is recognised by the following organisations:

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Key information about this course

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  • Students from more than 180 countries study with us, and we share more than 150 exchange links with institutions worldwide.
  • Our Students' Union has over 300 student-run societies and sports clubs. The Richmond Building, home to the Students' Union, recently underwent a £30-million renovation.
  • 12 Bristol graduates and members of staff have been awarded Nobel prizes.


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